The UK's population is neglecting its health due to the cost of treatment. Results released by West...
The UK's population is neglecting its health due to the cost of treatment.
Results released by Westfield Health and HSF Health Plan showed 48% of the public do not have regular eye tests and 6% have never had their sight assessed while half have not received dental care from the NHS in the last two years.
Westfield Health found half of those neglecting their eyesight cited cost as the main reason for doing so.
Jill Davies, deputy chief executive of Westfield Health, said taking care of employees' eyesight was a legal requirement following legislation set by the Health and Safety Executive.
The news that the ABI and British Medical Association (BMA) agreement on GP report (GPR) fees has broken down will usher in a period of uncertainty.
Lack of innovation investment in the UK insurance market has been highlighted by recognition of RGA's work in the US.
Protection business in 2012 and 2013 will be affected by events this year and some fundamental changes to the way customers policies are priced into the next. Richard Verdin explains.
Employee assistance programmes are in the spotlight due to a schizophrenic approach by government. But as Sue Weir points out, they are backed by solid research.
How will people buy insurance in future? Greg Becker visits the US for developments in online distribution.